Benitses is a classic Corfiot village just 11km from the center and is considered one of the most tourist destinations of the island. It keeps the traditional atmosphere with the most modern tourist facilities. Benitses is surrounded by the lush landscape of Corfu nature which is ending in a lovely azure beach and allows the visitor to enjoy the beauty of the village in all its majesty. The village apart from its natural beauty has huge archaeological interest. There you can visit the Roman Baths, the sources of the ancient aqueduct and a little higher in Gastouri you can visit the impressive palace Achilleion, then the church of Agia Paraskevi and the Museum of the Sea which hosts 10,000 exhibits from the seabed.
Where to swim
Benitses beach is distinguished for its clear blue waters while the coast is consist of small pebbles and sand, also equipped with deckchairs and umbrellas, water skiing and scuba diving.
In Benitses you will find hotels of all categories within and outside the village. Also the visitor has to choose between several apartments with pool and bar but also studios for all preferences at good prices. Some of them is Rising Sun Apartments, Litharia Apartments, El Greco Hotel, Lido Corfu Sun Hotel Apartments, Oniro Villas, Kerkyra Apartments & Studios, Bellos Beach Hotel, Andromache’s Apartments&Studios, Benitses Connection Hotel, Kaiser Bridge Hotel, and Brentanos Apartments.
In Benitses you can find a variety of restaurants and taverns that cover the Corfiot and international cuisine. Some of them is Paxinos Restaurant, Argo Pool Restaurant, Flower Garden Greek & Chinice Restaurant, Kavouras Pizzeria, Klimataria See Food Restaurant, La Pergola Pizzeria, Mythos Pizza Grill Room, and Zorbas Taverna. Starting from the village square, you can walk around and enjoy a drink in one of the many bars and cafes. Along the beach you will find wonderful beach bars and clubs to have fun until morning. Benitses also have all kind of tourist shops, fast food, which cover every visitor’s demands.